Top 5 keys to global economic recovery in 2021
With vaccines providing some light at the end of the long, dark COVID-19 tunnel, the global economy is expected to enter a period of recovery in 2021. However, recovery will be fragile, and remains dependent on a number of essential and changeable factors
Top 5 WFH habits, according to the world’s most successful business leaders
With remote working becoming the ‘new normal’ in 2020, workers across the globe have been adjusting to new daily routines and habits. It isn’t always easy to maintain productivity when working from home, but there are some steps you can take to improve your output from your home office.
Top 5 pandemic-proof industries
The Coronavirus pandemic has put considerable strain on businesses of all sizes, but some sectors have proved more resilient to lockdown pressures than others. It comes as no surprise that big tech has fared well over the past 12 months, but other more traditional sectors, too, have proved buoyant in testing times
Light within the darkness
As we head towards the worst global recession in 75 years – we look into some of the biggest downturns over the past 150 years – and the billion-dollar companies that were born out of them
Selling off corporate art to stem pandemic losses
Many companies reacted to the global pandemic by looking to reduce their corporate art collections to generate funds but this process can also positively impact cultural diversity as well
Sustainable investment boom sees huge surge in ESG funds
With the rising popularity of ESG funds, investors have to be careful not to fall foul of greenwashing. Proposed EU regulations may help them to do just that
Managing demand: why have retailers failed at successful pre-order events?
This year consumers have been frustrated by disastrous pre-order events for the latest gadgets, so what are the systems behind new product launches that can go so wrong?
The Swedish experiment: was it forward-thinking or not?
Sweden’s controversial COVID-19 strategy makes for an interesting case study. But will history remember the approach as a success story or a costly failure?
Investors are moving in on music as an asset class
Recently established music royalty investment trusts such as Hipgnosis Songs and Round Hill Music seek to establish music as just another asset class
Could the pandemic spell the end of corporate travel?
The pandemic has all but eradicated corporate travel within the last year, leaving airlines and hotels reeling from the effects. We assess the damage to date, and asks whether business travel will ever be the same again
Embracing corporate diversity by shattering the glass ceiling
The recent success of Suni Harford, Alison Rose and Jane Fraser is promising news for an industry dominated by male leaders, but barriers to progression remain – and that starts with the culture
There is an increasing need to build a sustainable future
A comprehensive study of 10-year trends has discovered that private investment in new infrastructure has declined steadily since 2010 and a future of inadequate infrastructure is therefore closer than ever
Out of office: the global shift towards remote working
The pandemic has transformed the way we work, with many questioning the need for a central office space in the future. But what does the move towards continued remote working mean for the future of business?
Riding the wave of mobile money markets in Ghana
Excellent customer service and financial inclusion continued to remain the key focus for Zenith Bank Ghana, even in the midst of the pandemic
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